• Israel Intercepts UAS with Airborne High-Power Laser System

    The Israeli Ministry of Defense’s (MoD) Directorate of Defense R&D has conducted test series for an airborne High-Power Laser Weapon System (HPL-WS).During the trials, the system was installed on an aircraft and used to carry out a series of interceptions to destroy several unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at various ranges and flight altitudes.The trials were performed in a testing field in Israel in close partnership with Elbit ...
  • Dronehub became a member of the Global UTM Association (GUTMA)

    The Dronehub company - a European leader in drone-in-a-box solutions - has become a member of the Global UTM Association (GUTMA), the non-profit consortium of worldwide Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) stakeholders. The collaboration will strengthen the industry's efforts to increase the scalability and harmonization of drone-in-a-box technology in the global sky. Dronehub is the only company from the drone-in-a-box sector and ...
  • Volocopter Flies at Paris Air Forum

    Today, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), Volocopter, flew their Volocopter 2X electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft at Le Bourget Airfield during the Paris Air Forum. With both, the flight demonstration of their Volocopter 2X and the VoloCity model onsite, the German UAM developer demonstrated the progress they are making to introduce eVTOL aircraft as an addition to existing transportation in the Paris region....
  • Camcopter® s-100 supports Finnish,Estonian and Swedish Coast Guards

    The Finnish Border Guard is once again operating the CAMCOPTER® S-100 for implementing coast guard functions in the Baltic Sea. The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) service is offered by the EuropeanMaritime Safety Agency (EMSA).Based at a coast guard station in Hanko, Finland, the CAMCOPTER® S-100 issupporting the Finnish authorities in carrying out Coast Guard functions, such as maritime border surveillance, search and rescue, ...
  • Hera Drone Hub and Altitude Angel Union a ‘Giant Step for Urban Drone Environments’

     The Hera Drone Hub has today announced Altitude Angel, the world’s most trusted UTM (unified traffic management, or U-Space) technology provider, is to provide UTM through its GuardianUTM Enterprise platform to the world’s first urban test centre in a CTR.With the inauguration of Hera Drone Hub in March this year, the Spanish city of Zaragoza became the first European city to authorise drone testing and drone pilot training in the ...
  • ‘Drone Jesus’ Joins Autel Robotics

    Autel Robotics announced today that Jon McBride — affectionately known as “Drone Jesus” — will be joining its team as Director of Training starting July. A 20-year veteran of the industry, McBride has made a name for himself by sharing his honest opinions and expertise through training videos, online forums, and workshops. He will be coming to Autel from Rocky Mountain Unmanned Systems, where he used that honesty to help pair ...
  • Alion Awarded $72 Million Task Order for EUAS, US Army Program Executive Office (PEO) Aviation (AVN), Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office (UASPO)

    Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a $72 million task order with a 60-month period of performance for Endurance UAS (EUAS), Tactical UAS (TUAS), Soldier UAS (SUAS), and Command Control and Effects (C2E) for Army Program Executive Office (PEO) Aviation (AVN), Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office (UASPO). Alion was awarded this contract under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center's (DoD IAC) multipl...
  • Walmart Invests in DroneUp, the Nationwide On-Demand Drone Delivery Provider

    CEO and President of Walmart’s U.S. business, John Furner, released the following memo early Thursday morning:In our ongoing effort to get customers the items they want, and fast, we know it will take a well-coordinated network of delivery solutions that span the streets, sidewalks and skies. Some of these solutions are still emerging but they’re already showing encouraging results.Last year, we partnered with DroneUp, a ...
  • Digiland and Airwayz form strategic partnership to advance drone fleet management

    AI-based Flight System and Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM or “U-space”) specialist Airwayz Drones Ltd has announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with Digiland Pte Ltd: a financing, operations, technology, security and governance provider based in Singapore. Collectively, the parties are to advance ready-to-deploy drone fleet management solutions and services – the first in the world with Artificial Intelligence – ...
  • “Remotely Flying Drones Anywhere” is Defined as the Core Business Strategy for the Enterprise Segment of Red Cat Holdings

    Red Cat Holdings, Inc. , a hardware enabled software provider to the drone industry, announced that the core business strategy for its Enterprise segment would be "Remotely Flying Drones Anywhere." This strategy reflects a further leadership decision by Dr. Allan Evans, its newly appointed Chief Operating Officer."Enterprise customers require not only drones but robust software for fleet and flight management," stated Dr. Evans. "We have ...